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Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers force Game 6

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LOS ANGELES (AP) For a guy who dislikes drama, Chris Taylor sure provided plenty of it.

Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs, joining the likes of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in October baseball lore, as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat Atlanta 11-2 on Thursday, cutting the Braves' lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven NL Championship Series.

"It's cool. It's definitely a surreal feeling for me," Taylor said. "I never thought I was going to hit three homers in a game, let alone a postseason game, and it just still hasn't really sunk in."

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NL Home Runs
Rank Name HR
1 F. Tatis Jr., SD42
2 A. Duvall, Atl38
3 P. Alonso, NYM37
4t M. Muncy, LAD36
4t J. Votto, Cin36
6 B. Harper, Phi35
7t N. Arenado, StL34
7t N. Castellanos, Cin34
7t T. O'Neill, StL34
10 A. Riley, Atl33
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NL Runs Batted In
Rank Name RBI
1 A. Duvall, Atl113
2 A. Riley, Atl107
3t O. Albies, Atl106
3t M. Machado, SD106
5 N. Arenado, StL105
6 N. Castellanos, Cin100
7t P. Goldschmidt, StL99
7t J. Votto, Cin99
9 F. Tatis Jr., SD97
10 J. Soto, Was95
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